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SB 186: Resign-to-run Law

GENERAL BILL by Hutson

Resign-to-run Law; Requiring an officer who qualifies for federal public office to resign from the office he or she presently holds if the terms, or any part thereof, run concurrently; prescribing requirements for the written resignation; providing for an automatic irrevocable resignation in the event of noncompliance, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 10/25/2017 Senate - Now in Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/21/2017 Senate • Filed
8/28/2017 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Judiciary; Rules
10/2/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 10/10/17, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
10/10/2017 Senate • Favorable by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
10/11/2017 Senate • Now in Judiciary
10/16/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 10/24/17, 3:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
10/24/2017 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 5 NAYS 3
10/25/2017 Senate • Now in Rules